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The New Mexico Department of Health works in many ways to promote, preserve and protect your health. Below are just a few of our programs, all of which provide some of the most requested and important services we provide to you.

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Birth & Death Certificates

Our Vital Records office collects, processes, corrects and issues copies of birth and death certificates.

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Medical Cannabis Program

Ensures patients have safe access to medicine for a number of qualifying health conditions, and licenses non-profit producers and dispensaries in the state.

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WIC

WIC is the Special Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC). It is a federal program administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and our Public Health Division.

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Immunization Program

Request copies for shot records as well as child and adult immunization information.

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Health Facility Licensing & Certification

Our Division of Health Improvement licenses health facilities, such as hospitals and nursing homes, to ensure compliance with state and federal requirements.

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Developmental Disabilities

Our Developmental Disabilities Support Division provides service and support to children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Stay in the KnowLatest News

Jul
19

Department of Health Reminds People to Take Precautions to Avoid Heat Stress
With temperatures rising to the high 90s in most parts of the state, triple digits in many areas, and with temperatures predicted to remain high over the weekend, the New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) cautions New Mexicans and visitors to be aware of weather conditions to avoid heat-related illnesses.

Jul
9

DOH and HSD propose a three-tiered plan for Developmental Disabilities Waiver Waitlist
New Mexico Department of Health and the Human Services Department propose implementing a three phased approach to provide temporary assistance to those on the Developmental Disabilities Waitlist first and to ultimately overhaul the DD Waiver program over a 6-year period in hopes of implementing a more sustainable program that better provides the services needed and eliminates the waitlist.

What's Happening at DOHFeatured Events

Jul
25

DDW Case Management Director's
Bank of the West Building
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Developmental Disabilities Waiver case management agency directors attend a mandatory meeting each quarter to get updates and clarification on important program information.

Jul
25

Mi Via Advisory Committee
Toney Anaya Building
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Location for this meeting has changed to the following: Developmental Disabilities Planning Council (625 Silver Avenue SW, Albuquerque NM 87102). Meeting was previously schedule to be held at th...

Message from the Cabinet SecretaryKathyleen M. Kunkel

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has a strong and enduring commitment to creating conditions which enable the people of New Mexico to thrive. We are committed to improving health status, and to ensuring the availability of and equitable access to high quality health services that meet the needs of our communities.

Latest from the Blog

Apr
2

The Role All of Us Play in Public Health
Think about the efforts you put in – or know you should and don’t – for the good of your health. Diet, exercise – two words we know are the key to living our best lives can be daunting respons...

Jan
9

100 Years and the Start of a New Era
Change is natural. It happens all the time, but did you know one thing that hasn’t changed for 100 years? The New Mexico Department of Health has been here to provide for a healthier New Mexico.